Annual Budget and Government Strategies

We regularly submit our policy recommendations to Government, based on the experience of meeting and assisting people in their homes, or through our services.

These Submissions relate to annual budget, social welfare, education & employment, energy, health, and housing 

Latest Issue

SVP Submission on the National Reform Programme March 2017
SVP welcomes the opportunity to submit input on the National Reform Programme to the Department of the Taoiseach. This submission is SVP’s response to the policy issues raised in the Irish Country Report. We outline our priorities to the Irish government which we hope will inform the content of the Irish National Reform Programme for the European Commission. SVP will continue to lobby Government to make appropriate choices to invest in quality public services which will result in better outcomes for its citizens.
Published 19 Mar 2017 | PDF | 485.36 KB
SVP Submission on the National Reform Programme March 2017
Published 19 Mar 2017 | PDF | 485.36 KB
Pre-Budget Submission 2017: "Building an Equal Nation"
Published 14 Jun 2016 | PDF | 834.14 KB
SVP Submission on Commissioning 2016
Published 15 Feb 2016 | PDF | 1.17 MB
Consultation on Engaging with Policy Makers October 2015
Published 29 Oct 2015 | PDF | 1.2 MB
Submission to the Draft National Risk Assessment 2015: Overview of Strategic Risks
Published 19 Jun 2015 | PDF | 280.25 KB